NMMU - is the one of the largest
European medical museums
A museum is a wonderful creation of human intellect, a treasury of great achievements of material and spiritual culture of peoples. It is life that calls a museum to help people in comprehending the present via the past, to take influence on human's intellect and soul.
The National Museum of Medicine of Ukraine was opened in November 1982 on the occasion of the 1500th anniversary of Kyiv. Its exposition was arranged in the building of the former Anatomical Theatre of Medical Faculty at St.Volodymyr Kyiv University erected in 1853 by the project of the well-known architect O.V.Beretti. The house is an architectural memorial of the 19th century.
The museum was created on the basis of contemporary principles of museum science, it unites both traditional forms of material exhibition and the novel achievements in architecture, art and engineering, including audio-visual methods of demonstration.
The richest expositional material, full-scale interiors and dioramas, pieces of art and sculpture, documentary films create an entire panorama of medicine development in Ukraine from the oldest times to the present epoch. The work on the Museum creation was awarded with the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Engineering (1983).